On this day in Hip-Hop history, the Wu-Tang Clan released their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang.
On this day in 1993, Wu-Tang Clan released their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) on Loud. The debut set from the nine-member crew was mostly produced by their own RZA. The album was both critically acclaimed and a commercial success.
It produced five bona fide classic joints: "C.R.E.A.M.," "Protect Ya Neck," "Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nothing ta Fuck Wit," "Can It All Be So Simple," and "Method Man." Enter the Wu-Tang spent forty-three weeks on the Billboard 200 and peaked at #41 on the chart. It spent 140 weeks on the R&B chart and peaked at #8. It is certified platinum.
Also on this day...
1993 - A Tribe Called Quest released their third album Midnight Marauders on Jive.
2005 - The semiautobiographical film by Paramount Pictures of 50 Cent's life, Get Rich or Die Trying' opens in US theaters.
2010 - Kid Cudi released his second studio album Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager on Universal.
This day in Birthdays...
Scarface (1970) - American rapper, record producer, and musician from Houston. Member of the hip-hop group the Geto Boys.
Eyedea (1981) - American musician, rapper, songwriter, and poet from Minnesota. One half of the hip-hop duo Eyedea & Abilities.